Racing NSW and the Australian Turf Club are excited to announce two new Slot Holders in the 2019 TAB Everest, being Godolphin and the Melbourne Racing Club.
Trainer Ron Quinton will weigh up whether three-year-old Ljungberg chases back-to-back wins on his home track at Randwick or waits another week for a race at Rosehill.
Prospective winners in The Kosciuszko sweep, and trainer Gayna Williams for that matter, will get at least one chance to assess whether talented gelding I Am A Cool Kid deserves a spot in this year’s $1.3 million country feature.
Rejuvenated sprinter Ten Sovereigns might have paid for his ticket to Australia for a slot in the 2019 $14m The Everest (1200m) at Randwick on October 19 after an all the way win at Newmarket in England on Saturday.
The ballot exemption on offer into a spring Classic is part of the attraction for trainer Tony McEvoy to send Marndarra from South Australia to Melbourne to run in the Byerley Handicap at Flemington.
John Size held John Moore at bay on the final day of the Hong Kong season to clinch an incredible 11th Champion Trainer title on Sunday.
John O’Shea is a competitive man but he will be happy if Pretty In Pink can come home with some Silver during the Sydney spring carnival.
Moruya’s Monday meeting will be the last for the season and all the club premierships are up for close finishes.
Star mare Alizee is likely to make her first public appearance in a trial next week as trainer James Cummings prepares her to impress Everest slot holders.
John Size goes into the final meeting of the Hong Kong season with a two-win advantage over rival John Moore in what has developed into a thrilling battle for the trainers’ championship.